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Early Learning Center Lead Teacher - 68 State St

Company: Healthy Kids Programs
Location: Liberty
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

REPORTS TO: Director of NYS Early Learning Program, Healthy Kids Extended Day ProgramDIRECT REPORTS: Daycare Program staffJOB STATUS: NON EXEMPTCALENDAR: Part time, year round,LOCATION: 68 State St LibertyPAY RATE: $16/hr Lead

  • Developing weekly plans, and implements age appropriate lesson plans using the Creative Curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of children's development in their care.
  • Create positive adult/child interactions using the CLASS method.
  • Assures the education, health, welfare and safety of the children enrolled in their classroom and the center as a whole using ECERS/ITERS.
  • Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents/ caregivers via Brightwheel App, email and in-person meetings.
  • Perform on-going developmental evaluations of children and plan periodical parent conferences to discuss children's developmental progress, needs and interests.
  • Assist families with children's transitions from toddler to preschool and from preschool to kindergarten.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and timely family and agency records; including daily meal and attendance records.
  • Ensures that the Childcare Assistant is kept updated in all matters concerning the classroom and program, i.e. meetings, lesson plans, policies & procedures, training received.
  • Provides functional training and guidance to staff, interns, substitutes and volunteers assigned to the classroom.
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by Healthy Kids.
    QUALIFICATIONS:To be qualified as a Daycare Director, a person must possess either:(i) (a) a Bachelor's degree, including or in addition to, 12 credits in EarlyChildhood, Child Development, or a related field; and(b) one year full time teaching experience in a childcare center, familyor group family daycare home or other early childhood program; and,(c) one year of experience supervising staff in a child care program ora related field of work,or(ii) (a) a NYS Children's Program Administrator Credential; and , (b) oneyear full time teaching experience in a child care center, family orGroup family child care or other early childhood program; and(iii) (a) an Associates degree in Early Childhood or related field with s plan of study leading to:(1) A Bachelor's degree or,(2) A NYS Children's Program Administrator Credential,(b) two years full time teaching experience in a child care center,Family or group family child care home, or other early childhoodprogram , and(c) two years experience supervising staff in a child care program or a Related field of work, or(iv) (a) a Child Development Associate Credential with a plan of study Leading to:(1) A Bachelor's degree or(2) A NYS Children's Program Administrator Credential,and(b)two years full time teaching experience in a child care center,Family or group family child care home, or other early childhoodProgram,(c) two years of experience supervising staff in a child care program or a related field of work.
    Must also possess:
    • Excellent customer service and parent communication skills.
    • Track record working as a team and helping to create a team oriented work environment.
    • Commitment to delivering an excellent program and managing personnel expenses.
    • Must pass full background check including fingerprinting and reference checking
    • Professional, reliable and prompt, warm, friendly, caring and upbeat personality.
    • Excellent time management skills.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT"Healthy Kid Programs is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Healthy Kids Programs makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, visit:"

Keywords: Healthy Kids Programs, Scranton , Early Learning Center Lead Teacher - 68 State St, Education / Teaching , Liberty, Pennsylvania

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